Archive for the ‘Special Hell’ Category

My review of KlearGear.com

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Tim Cushing of Techdirt.com wrote about the now-infamous case of the Utah couple who were fined $3500 for writing a negative review of KlearGear.com. They refused to pay, which prompted KlearGear to follow through on its threat to send their debt to a collections agency, thereby ruining that couple's credit ...

Matthew Martens is pure evil

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Today's inductee into the Special Hell is Matthew Martens, the federal prosecutor who used illegal, underhanded, and downright evil tactics to railroad real estate attorney Victoria Sprouse in a travesty of a criminal trial. William L. Anderson sets the record straight with his usual excellence: The prosecution, led by Martens, convinced ...

This just in: Americans are stupid

Friday, June 19th, 2009

No, this isn't just stupid. It's stupid and evil and inhumane. As if electing complete idiots with no economic knowledge and no regard for individual rights to the presidency every four years for the last several decades weren't proof enough: A jury ruled in favor of the RIAA, against the ...

Pulitzer for Balko?

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Some commenters to this Radley Balko post suggested he deserves a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. I think that would be fantastic. I have no idea what it takes to be nominated or to win a Pulitzer, but as far as I can tell he ought to ...